Reg Edit why cant I?

In HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE I have an entry called
ALTNET, this annoying piece of adware/spyware
was picked up by Spybot Search and Destroy
and the program cannot repair it straight away only after a restart, but then still doesnt fix it.

My question is, while I have full control in
REGEDIT why cant I delete the registry entry
ALTNET folder and the subfolders. I get error
message saying 'cannot delete Altnet, error while deleting key'?

Any ideas?

  rawprawn 14:02 12 Jan 05

Try deleting it in safe mode (Tap F8 when booting)

  FelixTCat 14:20 12 Jan 05

There are other discussions on this. Look at click here

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These removal tools may also work: click here and click here

The second has a free trial version, but I don't know whether it has any features disabled

  Davelion 16:10 02 Jul 05

My New computer has the word "New" as the PC owner

  VoG II 16:16 02 Jul 05

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